Category Archives: Texas Hill Country

Spring 2018 Food & Wine Festivals

Though it may not feel like it now, Spring is just around the corner, and with warmer days comes food and wine festivals galore. Even better for you, some of the biggest and best of these festivals are hosted here in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Whether you’re looking to groove to the best in local music with your vino, or savor your wine with culinary bites, we encourage you to grab a pen and your planner because there’s no shortage of options for such an occasion!

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What’s Happening in Texas Wine News

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Weston McCoury of Fiesta Winery Winemaker Profile:
Weston McCoury is the winemaker at Fiesta Winery. The main winery is in Lometa, Texas, but also has two locations in Fredericksburg on Main Street and along US 290. The winery opened late 2010, but has made incredible progress since then becoming a favorite among many wine lovers.

America’s Most Romantic Winter Destinations:
Blame it on the cold weather or all that holiday cheer, but there’s something about winter that gives us the itch to escape with that special someone. Yet with many traveling this time of year, the challenge can be finding a place to steal away from the crowds.

Wine & Dine In The Texas Hill Country:
Love is in the air, with Valentine’s Day fast approaching. As it does every year, the month of February ushers in a time to celebrate romance and intimate friendships. What better way to celebrate these connections than with fine wine?

Troutfest 2018 – Chris Johnson

Learn how to fly fish the Republic of Texas at Troutfest 2018.Chris Johnson, fly guide, film maker and owner of Living Waters Fly Fishing will be teaching the best ways to fish everything from Texas Hill Country streams to high mountain headwaters in CO and NM – all of which were once in the Republic of Texas. Check out the video and learn more at http://www.grtu.org/troutfest/.

Posted by Guadalupe River Trout Unlimited on Thursday, January 4, 2018

GRTU’s Troutfest Texas is the largest event of its kind in Texas and brings out a crowd of over 3,000 people interested in fly fishing and preserving and protecting cold water fisheries.

The event is hosted by the Guadalupe River Chapter of Trout Unlimited, the largest TU chapter in the country with over 5,500 members. The three-day event will include:

Banquet – Tickets and tables sell out quickly. Buy Now!

Keynote speaker: Chris Wood, CEO, Trout Unlimited
Online Silent and Live Auction with Digital Bidding
Live Auction
Door Prizes
Great Food and Local Craft Beer

Expo

Fly Casting Lessons
Presentations from guides, outfitters, gear manufactures and experts from around the world
Women focused events
Kids Events: casting pond, archery and airguns
Booths: guides, fly shops, artists, outfitters, gear manufacturers, rod builders
On water watercraft demos

Film Night

Featuring The Fly Fishing Film Tour and Raffles

Troutfest Texas receives strong statewide marketing and promotional support and offers sponsorship, donation and exhibit opportunities. GRTU’s Troutfest TX 2018 sponsorship, exhibitor, and donor opportunities are going fast. Click here for more information.

PURCHASE TICKETS & REVIEW AUCTION & RAFFLE ITEMS

The Troutfest Texas 2018 Committee is thrilled to announce our impressive array of fly fishing experts from all over the country already committed to TFT 2018. They are:

Keynote Speaker:

– Chris Wood, CEO Trout Unlimited

Celebrity Guests / Presenters:

– Flip Pallot, Legendary Fly Fishing Guide
– Daniel Galhardo, Founder of Tenkara USA
– Chris Johnson, Living Waters Fly Fishing
– Jen Ripple, Editor-In-Chief, Dun Magazine
– Duane Redford, Author “Fly Fisher’s Playbook”
– Noah Parker, Land of Enchantment Guides

INFORMATION / LODGING

(Note about lodging – RV spaces are getting very low on the river for the weekend of Troutfest. Please get a spot now or you may have a hard (impossible) time getting one later. Click the link above for lodging/RV information.)

To keep updated please visit our facebook page HERE!

The Christmas Wine Affair

17 Days, 43 Wineries

‘Tis the season to be jolly- with WINE!

We invite you to join us this holiday season in the
Hill Country- enjoy the sounds of Christmas carols, bask in front of the cozy fireplaces and relax with your favorite glass of Texas cheer!

Join us for 17 days, enjoying 43 wineries in the breathtaking Texas Hill Country! Your Tasting Passport valid throughout December 1st – 17th, includes a full complimentary tasting at each winery with a limit of 4 wineries a day and a 15% discount on 3 bottle purchases at each winery. Get ready to savor your favorite Texas wines & receive exclusive holiday discounts!

Participating Wineries

Armadillos Leap
Becker Vineyards
Bell Springs Winery
Bending Branch Winery
Bent Oak Winery
Branch On High
Driftwood Estate Winery
Dry Comal Creek Vineyards
Duchman Family Winery
Fall Creek Vineyards at Tow
Fiesta Winery Lometa
Fiesta Winery Fredericksburg 290
Grape Creek Vineyards
Hawk’s Shadow Winery
Hye Meadow Winery
Inwood Estates Winery & Bistro
Kerrville Hills Winery
Lost Draw Cellars
McReynolds Winery
Messina Hof Hill Country

Old Man Scary Cellars
Pedernales Cellars
Perissos Vineyards & Winery
Pillar Bluff Vineyards
Pontotoc Vineyard
Ron Yates Winery
Singing Water Vineyards
Sister Creek Vineyards
Solaro Estate
Spicewood Vineyards
Stone House Vineyard
Texas Hills Vineyard
Texas Legato Winery
Torr Na Lochs Winery
Torre di Pietra Vineyards
Wedding Oak Winery at San Saba
Wedding Oak Winery at Wildseed
Westcave Cellars Winery
William Chris Vineyards
Wimberley Valley Winery
Woodrose Winery

NOTE: Not all THCW Member Wineries are participating in this event, only those
listed above.This is the official list of participating wineries.

In the Texas Hill Country we reveal a diversity of passion in the personalities of our many wineries. We cultivate a spectacular experience for our adventurous visitors and wine lovers who share our unparalleled hospitality.

Texas Hill Country Wineries
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